Man wounded in attempted armed robbery at motel
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A man is recovering from gunshot wounds after an attempted armed robbery at a motel in Columbia.
It happened at the Quality Inn on Piney Grove Road on Sunday around 10:30 a.m, according to Richland County Sheriff's Department spokesman Sgt. Kevin Lawrence. Deputies responded to a shots fired call and found a man with gunshot wounds to his upper body. The victim told deputies two men broke into his motel room and tried to rob him. A struggle ensued and the victim was shot several times.
The suspects fled the scene and no description has been provided.
The victim has non-life threatening injuries and is listed in stable condition, according to Sgt. Lawrence.
If anyone has information regarding the shooting and who is involved, call CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-888-CRIME-SC.
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